family Scombridae

noun
marine food fishes: mackerels; chub mackerels; tuna
Syn: ↑Scombridae
Hypernyms: ↑fish family
Member Holonyms: ↑Scombroidea, ↑suborder Scombroidea
Member Meronyms:

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